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Jesse Porter

Lawyer
Areas of Expertise:

Education

J.D., University of Western Ontario, 2017

B.A. (Hons.), University of  Guelph, 2014

Called to the Ontario Bar, 2018

Practice

Jesse Porter is a Member of the firm’s Wills, Estates and Trusts Group.

His main focus is on estate planning and administration, trusts, charities and not-for-profit law.

Jesse assists high net worth individuals; estate trustees; small, medium, and large sized businesses; charities; not-for-profits; and blended families and those with children with disabilities. He also acts for executors, trustees, attorneys for property and personal care, and beneficiaries of estates and trusts on a wide range of matters.

When acting for estates and estate trustees, including estates that control businesses or business assets, he advises on matters related to succession planning, dissolution of businesses, and transfer of businesses. He also assists individuals who act in multiple capacities, such as corporate director and estate trustee.

In addition, he advises businesses on succession planning and on using trusts to structure the transfer of businesses. Furthermore, he prepares powers of attorney for property and personal care, wills, multiple wills, mirror wills, will agreements, family trusts, insurance trusts, spousal trusts, and alter ego trusts.

Memberships

  • Member, Law Society of Ontario
  • Past Board Member, Dalhousie Youth Support Services

Publications

The best thing about P.V. is that they use the right lawyer for the right service, both in terms of type of service and size of file.
Vince Siciliano, BDO Canada Limited